Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Quercus falcata Michaux. Spanish Oak, Southern Red Oak. Phen: Apr-May; Sep-Nov (of the second year). Hab: Upland forests, usually xeric or submesic, but occasionally in mesic situations. Dist: Widespread in se. North America, north to e. OK, s. MO, s. IL, s. IN, s. OH, WV, se. PA, NJ, and reported (apparently without specimen documentation) from Long Island, NY.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, C, Fl2, FNA3, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Quercus falcata var. falcata – G, GW2, RAB; = Quercus rubra – S, misapplied; < Quercus falcata – Tx; > Quercus falcata var. falcata – F; > Quercus falcata var. triloba – F

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